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Babi Yar Remembered
Yevtushenko and Shostakovich in Word and Song
Sep 27, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Commemorate the 65th anniversary of Babi Yar (the 1941 Jewish Massacre in Kiev) with a reading by the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko and the world premiere of Dimitri Shostakovich’s two-piano version of Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar, performed with an all-male chorus and bass soloist, transcribed especially for the Museum from Shostakovich’s original manuscript. With Misha & Cipa Dichter, piano; Valentin Peytchinov, bass soloist; and Patrick Gardner, conductor
Just prior to this event, Yevtushenko will meet with a small group in seminar format, beginning at 4:00. Click here for details.
- Sep 27, 2006
- Event Category:
- Readings and Conversations